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for an onslaught of winter. a pow everyful storm could dump snow from new york city to boston. >> i've got my snow shoes, shovel, salt. i've got it all red. >>> and police officers on edge. the manhunt continues for the fired lapd cop who's accused of targeting officers and their families during a killing spree fueled by vengeance. >> this is a vendetta against all of southern california law enforcement. captioning funded by cbs cbs morning news" for friday februar 8th >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, february 8th, 2013. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, a potentially record-breaking debilitating winter storm is expected to slam the northeast this morning. snowfall totals could top 2 feet in some areas. dangerous wind gusts threaten power supplies and travel will be affected from coast to coast. the storm is actually a combination of two powerful storms converging off the atlantic coast. one part of the storm is coming from the midwest. the worst of the storm will hit tonight into saturday morning. in some areas snowfall tot
on the governor's desk. -- gun-control legislation will land on the governor's desk. >> if the city does not make major cuts and reforms in 10 years, bankruptcy may be the only option, a report said. moallemthe mayor talked about tt report. >> the report put out by public financial management, and corporate takes a closer look at what the city's books will look like in 10 years. according to this report, the news is not good. >> if we act now, if we act decisively and boldly, we can change the trajectory for the city. >> the mayor on the defensive after a privately commissioned report indicated that if nothing is done to the city's budget, baltimore will be in financial ruin by fiscal year 2022. take a closer look at the numbers assuming a continuation of closer -- programs and policies conducted by the city on the carry forward basis. in 10 years the city will be $745 million in the whole. add to that an additional $1.30 billion for failing infrastructure as well as health-care and pension benefits for retirees and you are talking more than $2 billion in the hole. >> i believe this report is a w
are on a friday field trip in boston this morning. >> we are inside this city's historic hall. we'll get into everything that makes boston such a great place. there's a great crowd outside all fired up. can't wait to get outside and say hi to them. >>> meteorite coming out of russia, absolutely terrifying and frightening. >> this is something you expect to see in a weird movie. you can see that meteorite as it's burning, streaks across the skies in the euro mountains overnight, 900 miles of east of moscow. seconds later you can hear that loud explosion. >> unfortunately there's been some injuries this morning. duncan golestani has more. >> reporter: traveling at 33,000 miles per hour, no wonder people were panicking. streaking across an early morning sky, a burst of light and an explosion of sound. unverified pictures appear to show russian's city's close shave with a meteorite. locals heard and felt the shock wave of it passing. people stunned sbun sure of what they had seen were left staring at the meteorite's trail. this man said it lasted three, maybe four seconds. more than 400 are
of charm city. >> we will have full coverage in just a minute. but first we have a school closing. garret county public schools are closed because of snow. >> tucker barnes is joining us now and if i'm tired, you must be exhausted. >> even before the game i was stressful yesterday and just a couple hours of sleep. tony asked about the sky, it's actually purple. >> i should have known. >> temperatures overnight in the 20s. and it's going to be another cool afternoon. highs later today will only top out in the mid 30s. let's get to the numbers. and at reagan national, 27 degrees. dulles, 25. most of the areas back in the 20s. you get the idea that we're off to a cold start. guess what we got on the way? another clipper system out to the west. we'll have sunshine for the first half today and clouds will arrive during the afty see the white on your map there, that's some snow shower activity. we'll have the risk of light snow around here. parts of the area could see light accumulations. not talking about a major event. but could have snow showers around. and could see a covering. worst case s
salt lake city, where the mormon church sponsors 99% of local scout troops. parents there, scouting leaders say, overwhelmingly oppose a change. >> and we want to best reflect the feelings of the institutions here locally that sponsor scouting and we need time to put that together. >> reporter: now both sides are hoping that time is on their side. pete williams, nbc news, washington. >>> and we turn now to weather in the news. a lot of folks on the east coast, especially in new england, are all riled up for the potential arrival of a big snow-making weather system. weather channel meteorologist jim cantore is with us tonight. jim, what's on the way? >> yeah, hey, brian. this on the 35th anniversary of the famous blizzard of '78 which pretty much shut down boston. right now boston under a blizzard watch. i expect others to follow. portland, southern new hampshire, even parts of connecticut i think as confidence grows in the forecast. in play thursday, chicago and atlanta. we will have issues there, obviously, at the airports. by 5:30 friday morning, this model says, hey, it will be s
the city. >> we just seen the car flying down with the state trooper siren on. >> reporter: that driver eventually crashed into the side of this building at north fulton at westwood. he is now in police custody. >> reporter: and a stabbing victim from arundel mills is expected to survive. live in west baltimore, meghan mccorkell, wjz eyewitness news. >> we'll have the latest on this story tonight at 11:00. >>> a police trainee remains hospitalized tonight, after being shot during the -- in the head, during an exercise. our wjz investigation continues to reveal new information about how it happened. tonight, there are concerns that the training session is fully staffed. investigator mike hellgren keeps digging into the story. mike? >>> sources are telling us tonight there just were not enough people monitoring the training. that officer is in critical condition, after several surgeries. >> reporter: the police training session where an officer was shot in the head was not properly staffed. according to wjz sources. as part of our investigation, wjz h
and the three major airports that service new york city. and for those people who aren't traveling, well, there are just a few hours left to get supplies before this potentially historic snowfall starts. a familiar scene playing out across new england, people grabbing supplies and food ahead of the storm. the only thing more popular than snow shovels and rock salt seem to be milk and bread. >> craziness as usual for a snowstorm. >> oh, it's crazy. it was a madhouse. >> i'm going to the liquor store. >> people are worried about the snow. i'm not worried about it. >> reporter: but officials in massachusetts are. the governor asked all nonemergency state workers to stay home today, urged all schools to close, and asked people to stay off the roads to allow the state's army of plow trucks to do their work. in addition to snow, the nor'easter is expected to churn up fierce waves and threatening coastal flooding. that could pose a major problem in areas around new york city that are still recovering from superstorm sandy. >> we can handle the snow. we just don't need a
. they're called the drop kick murphys, singing the unofficial anthem of the city of boston. i'm shipping us to boston from the great movie "the departed." and they're going to be providing some music for us in just a little while on this friday field trip for "today." i'm matt lauer, along with savannah guthrie, here in faneuil hall marketplace. such a big crowd of people that have been here all morning long. just want to give you this view, walk around and actually show the people back home. thank you so much for coming. this crowd goes all the way to your side. >> we had to divide and conquer. we have so many great fans. i just met a lady who has -- skipped going to the doctor today because she had to be here. >>> coming up, we are going to talk about all the things that make this such a great town. and, of course, including the famous boston accent. we're going to do our best to learn it. we've been practicing and we're going to sample some of the taste of the town, too. >> also ahead, boston native mindy kaelin is here, from "the office" and "the mindy project." what she loves most a
are not seeing any backups just yet. we have a crash at number in the city. otherwise, we are looking pretty good. 95 into the fort mchenry, things are looking good. this is 895 at the harbor tunnel. there should not be any problems. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> an agonizing wait that stress on for four days is finally over. >> what a nightmare. the carnival triumph limped into port. pastor's falling put their feet on dry ground. jay gray has more from alabama. >> finally a triumphant return. >> it is the best feeling. >> the end of an exhausting journey. prayers answered as passengers and crew members poured out of the ship in waves, most pulling luggage. a few in wheelchairs. many still wearing their robes from the cruise ship. the unofficial uniform of sorts. >> we are like a family now. we went through hell. >> no air conditioning, little food, and mounting raw sewage and human waste. the result of a few functioning restrooms on the vessel. >> it was like being locked in a porta-potti that caught on fire. >> back to hotels in new orleans. some still trying to come to terms with
and brash mayor, and the people of new york city loved him. we'll tell you about that, straight ahead. christine. >>> and the first jobs report of 2013 released in an hour and a half. the numbers for you, what it means for the health of the economy and the jobs market. >> and the defense secretary nominee on the defensive. chuck hagel grilled on capitol hill. did he blow his shot to convince lawmakers that he's the right man for the job? >> friday, february 1st, and "starting point" begins right now. >>> welcome, everybody. breaking news, we start with. two people have died, several people wounded in explosion that has taken place outside the u.s. embassy in ankara, turkey. chris lawrence joins us from the pentagon. >> reporter: good morning, soledad. not much information right now. turkey authorities are responding to that scene, trying to collect more information. the blast happened just a short while ago, some. news reports out of that area, saw a big flash, heard a big bang. reports of several people wounded near a side gate of the embassy. we're waiting for more information, the
city mayor ed koch has died. he passed away from congestive heart failure. he had really problems with his health over the last many years. mayor koch elected in 1977. he was a judge on the people's court, and he had been hospitalized recent well fluid on his lungs. moved to intensive care yesterday. he was 88 years old. richard socaridies joins us. writer for "new yorker," former aide to president clinton. when i was a kid growing up in long island, mayor koch was almost a mythical figure. >> larger than life. when i grew up in manhattan, he was mayor, and as you said, he was very feisty, said what he thought. new yorkers loved him. he gave new york some tough love. he would say whatever he thought, famous for savering a city from bankruptcy. but also governing at very challenging times, beginning of the aids crisis. a locality of racial tension and diversity. issues of racial tension and diversity in new york. he served during very challenging times, took very controversial positions, no one questioned he loved the city and a fighter for new york always. >> his personality itsel
pure albums. >> reporter: the sound city studio in la was a musical mecca from 1969 until it closed in 2011. so to memorialize and celebrate the music created there, groll has recorded an all star tribute record with artists like stevie nix and paul mccartney. all to honor the studio where nirvana created their album never mind. a place stevie nix credits with giving birth to fleetwood mac. >> i spent a lot of time at sound city, so that really, had it not been for that, there wouldn't have been a fleetwood mac. >> reporter: where dozens of other stars recorded their songs. >> seeing those platinum records on the wall -- >> tom petty. >> neil young. >> reporter: it was that con thaekz led these stars to appear in the documentary. >> stevie nicks, neil young, tom petty. these are people i don't hang out with every day. i would send them anmail and sahi, my name is dave. i'm making a movie. everybody wanted to be in the studio represented.at that rorter: despite it's grand history, even at its peak stars like rick springfield knew sound city was not a glamorous space. >> we thought th
history, even at its peak stars like rick springfield knew sound city was not a glamorous space. >> we thought there were cockroaches in the wall. it was pretty filthy, that was part of the charm. >> reporter: ultimately the technology that made the studio special became out of date. >> when you came to work, it was a tape based studio. you knew what you were getting. >> reporter: the analog sound city became a casualty of a digital age. >> like many things, there's no bookstore, there's no music store, and there's no sound city. >> reporter: groll salvaged the recording console to use in his own studio, ultimately he says the moving and the album are a celebration of musical and perfection. >> you don't have to sing exactly on key. it's the emotion of being a passionate player. and it's those imperfections that give you personality as an artist. ultimately having an appreciation for what it sounds like to be a human being, that's what sound city represents. >> reporter: nischelle turner, cnn, hollywood. >> thanks for watching, everyone. news room international with michael holm
and will introduce those during the state of the city speech next monday. >>> on day when president obama came to annapolis to meet with democratic leaders, hundreds showed up at the statehouse to protest gun control bills. as don harrison explains, it wasn't just gun owners. >> reporter: close to 1,000 people gathered to show their displeasure over governor o'malley's gun restrictions. one of them is the limit of magazine size. the governor wants to ban .45 assault weapons. >> personal liberties are being infringed upon by our politicians who are here by the grace of our votes and they're only temporary employees. >> recently purchased a new gun. i went out to try it. this is the first shot i took with it. >> reporter: one of those politicians who ad to be agree is senator nancy jacobs. >> this bill is an infringement upon everyone's second amendment rights. >> reporter: in a much more serene setting the governor spoke to the senate judicial commit. the room was standing room only. the governor fees anyone who wants to buy a handgun should be forced to get lap license. part of that
, everyone. yes, it is cold again in new york city. but we're not talking about cold around here. we're talking about the cold in florida. we have hard freeze warnings. crops are in danger. we are starting off especially northern florida with temperatures in the 20s and 30s. head north a little bit and we saw snow in the carolinas. one to two three inches of snow yesterday. the snowman and the flag and everything. but the snow is over in the carolinas. just time to clean things up. we're looking at four to six inches on top of a storm that where he had last week. up in maine we could see the potential for blizzard-like conditions into the eastern coast of maine where we have blizzard warnings posted. that's on top of two feet of snow in that region. that region could pick up three to six inches out of this storm. >>> we'll see you in just a moment with the national forecast. now here's erica. >>> crowds are gathered for pope benedict xvi's tpeufrpbt sunday blessing since announcing his retirement. anne thompson is there. good morning. >> good morning, erica. it was a jam-packed st. p
37 degrees in santa rosa 36 in napa low fifties already in the oakland and mid-40s in redwood city. mid-60's in oakland expected today and into the north bay and '60s there as well. upper 60s expected in napa and a little bit chillier in san francisco getting up to only 62 degrees. the full forecasters coming up including showers. >> oakland police are searching for suspects this morning following a deadly shooting saturday. the shooting happened just before 5 p-m on 8th street near the west oakland bart station. you're looking at video from our helicopter partnership with abc 7 news. a male victim was pronounced dead at the scene. this was the second homicide in oakland on saturday. a man was fatally stabbed on the 700 block of east 11th street. >> in the north bay. the coast guard is investigating how a ferry collided with a small boat injuring two people. one of them is in morning. the accident happened around four o' clock saturday afternoon. with a goldengate ferry. that ferry was on its way to san francisco from sausalito and had five hundred peopleno one on the ferry was hur
one of the biggest natural gas projects in the world. enough power for a city the size of singapore for 50 years. what's it going to do to the planet? natural gas is the cleanest conventional fuel there is. we've got to be smart about this. it's a smart way to go. ♪ >> tonight a live look from times square in noirk. a monster storm is hitting the east coast, this could be one for the record books. right now, more than 350,000 people in the dark. forcing minimany to hunker down. we are in massachusetts for more. >> we are out here on the northshore of boston, about five or six miles from the downtown area, we have gotten many hammered already, winds gusting over 50 miles an hour. and we are expecting wind gusts up to 70, that will cause drifting of the snowfall, we will see drifts as high as six feet and the worst of the weather has arrived. we are expecting that the wind gusts will push the rates to 2-3 inches of an hour. looking down, you cannot see much, what we see are the plows trying to stay ahead of the blizzard. there's another emergency vehicle, it will be tough all night
benedict asked eded pilgrims to pray for the next pope. he will eventually live inside vatican city. that will allow him to keep out of the public eye and ensure his personal security. because the vatican is sovereign territory it will make it impossible for the lawyers to try to sue him for the sex abuse scandals which some have tried do. when a pope dies they put things under seal but he plans to keep writing. issues on what to call the pope will be bush of emeritus of rome for which he'll receive just over $3,000 a month. there's still no firm decision whether church law can be altered to choose a pope 15 days after benedict leaves office. prior to the conclave the cardinals speak their minds and get to know each other. a crucial inltd rim according to senior adviser greg burke. >> some of the advisers are known. a lot are not. it's interesting. they get together a few times a year, but it's not like they all know each other well. >> reporter: the last time he saw the pope he was hard of hearing, thin, and partially blind in one eye. >> we're joined now from vat
a big city like manhattan, right? >> of course. it's a shock wave, basically. the physics of it is it hits the earth's atmosphere and feels like a brick wall to it. because of how fast it is moving. and when you hit a brick wall you basically explode. that's what happened here. exploded in midair. that shock wave shatters glass or anything sort of fragile and breakable over a huge radius. remember the oklahoma city bomb that destroyed the building it hit, but of course much glass was broken in the surrounding area. that's the effect of a shock wave air blast of an explosion of this kind. >> this seems to have come without warning. is this the sort of thing that scientists aren't able to detect in the atmosphere? >> yeah. below a certain size asteroid, they come in without warning. exactly. above a certain size, a radar can detect them. the military certainly has a smaller threshold for what they can see coming in. by the time you see them coming in, there's no defense against them. something this size is not going to render the human species exstint. something large enough
at the impact from hard-hit kansas city. >> reporter: this time-lapse video shows kansas city being swallowed by the snow. white-out conditions starting what would be a long, messy day across the midwest. >> it's crazy. i wasn't expecting this today. maybe around christmas, but not now. >> reporter: the harsh winds and heavy snow certainly no gift for those forced to deal with with brutal conditions. >> it's a terrible day for me, buddy. >> reporter: terrible for just about everyone. snow in many places falling at more than two inches an hour, pile manager up too fast for shovels or plows to keep up. driving was next to impossible, even for some of the street crews. parts of i-70 were shut down because of the weather, and so were airports across the region. >> i first walked in, i saw the line here and i said, this cannot be good. >> reporter: deicing quickly gave way to hundreds of canceled flights, travelers stranded, but this massive winter system still on the move. >> this storm is not done. as we head towards the end of the week and the weekend, we could see another substantial snow in n
. but for the folks with mailboxes in cities and towns across this countron dirt roads or in apartment buildings, there's always been mail on saturday. six days a week, since the time of abraham lincoln. but today the u.s. postal service says delivering the mail on saturdays must stop. if they are to survive. it's one of two american institutions in the news tonight for differing reasons in changing times. we want to begin tonight with nbc's tom costello in glen echo, maryland. tom, good evening. >> reporter: hi, brian, no secret the postal service is up to its neck in red ink, handling 30 billion fewer pieces of first class mail today than just four years ago. and guess what? delivery of packages booming because we're all buying stuff online. this action is about just trying to keep the lights on. for people all over america, like 71-year-old lois sexton in tennessee, that mailbox at the end of the driveway has been a reliable connection to the rest of the world. >> that's my communication with the people i have my retirement with, my social security. >> reporter: since 1863, six days a week, r
changes everything. on "studio b." >> first from fox at 3:00 in new york city, the five-year-old boy is said to be physically okay. after he endured nearly a week underground with a gunman who took him hostage. that's the word from the boy's from who says the family is not sure yet how he is doing mentally. and now we're learning more about the rescue operation yesterday. sources telling fox news the officials had to set a camera to monitor the suspect, jimmy dykes, inside the bunker. they got it down in there we don't know how. law enforcement had deployed at least one surveillance drone to inspect his property. ats built a mock bunker which they used to practice rescue scenarios, and another report states the defense secretary, leon panetta, gave the okay for teams to operate certain rescue equipment. investigators tell fox news they're still working to determine exactly how he gunman died. so they probably know, they're not letting us know. one week ago he reportedly snatched the child from his school bus. shot and killed the school bus driver, in midland city, alabama, near the b
's wednesday, february the 20th. with us on set here in new york city, msnbc contributor mike barnic barnicle, economic analyst steve rattner, former policy adviser to the bush administration, dan senor, "fortune's" assistant managing editor, leigh gallagher and editorial writer for "the washington post," msnbc contributor jonathan capehart. morning, everybody. >> morning. >> good morning. >> morning. >> joe and mika have the morning off. have we heard enough yet about the fight between the press and the white house over tiger woods? >> oh, stop it. just please, stop it. >> mike, as a grizzled veteran journalist, what's your view? >> just stop it. it makes us out to be spoiled, pampered, you know, people. just stop it. you know? he played golf for two days. they press complaining about access to the president, and they have this squabble. it happens every couple years. nobody pays attention to it except the press. it's time to move on. >> jonathan capehart, isn't this, though, about a bigger question? it's not just about seeing tiger woods for the press, it's about not getting as much access
city could see as a coach -- snow shower by the late afternoon. most of this one not accumulate, but this could be a quick burst, enough to make roads wet. i would be carefully drawn today. our high temperatures, only the mid 30's. it feels even colder with the strong north wins. gusts up to 40 mile per hour. clearing skies tonight -- it will be cold and bleak -- cold and breezy. low 20s downtown. the sun is setting at 5:46. tomorrow, a holiday for many. if you plan to be out and about, not too bad. a lot of sunshine, high near 40 degrees. that is it for sunday's forecast. we have a slight bit of snow -- this late bit of snow. rain, maybe ending in snow by tuesday night. tuesday, there could be trouble problems. windy on wednesday, with a high of 39. low 40's for the rest of the week. >> many people in the city have no place to go when temperatures drop. that is where our next door comes into play. last night, mocked the open hearts ball, which raises money for a home -- marked the start of the open hearts ball. visitors say these fund-raisers are important for homeless shelters
. it caused intense loud and a loud bang. shock waves blew out glass and buildings in six cities and up to 500 people were injured by flying glass. >> another astronomical event happens later today. an astroid is due to make a close fly by of planet earth. but nasa says there's no chance the 150-foot astroid will hit us. at the closest point it will be 17,000 miles from earth, and that's closer than weather and tv satellites that are in orbit. we're giving you mixed messages there. we're saying it's not far, but it's closer than weather and tv satellites. okay. greg was in here, and i was happy to hear his explanation of things. >> he says we don't have to worry about it. in the meantime, do we have to worry about the weather? here's tucker barnes with the answer. >>> potentially so. thank you very much. not this morning. lots of sunshine. cool start to the day. later this afternoon, rain showers move in for the evening commute and might transition to snow later tonight. a lot going on weather-wise. 37 now at reagan national. 34 this morning dulles. bwi marshall 33 degrees. make sure the kids
explosion and fast-moving flames race through a popular kansas city district full of shops and restaurants. >> what investigators are finding this morning after a fire that burned for hours. it's wednesday, february 20th. >>> from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm diana perez. we'll get to the kansas city fire investigation in just a moment in our top story. >>> also this morning, the costly computer crimes costing the american economy hundreds of billions of dollars a year. the fingers are pointing at china, as the white house announces plans to fight the hackers. >>> and this is crazy. why hand sanitizer is being singled out in a fire that severely burned an 11-year-old girl. wait until you hear how something so common turned into something so hazardous. you think you're doing the right thing, killing the germs, all the dirt in our workplace and homes and something like that happens. that story is crazy. >> and where it happened is also crazy. >>> and later on, clyde davis, his tell-all book, his big secrets, and a singing star wh
for battered city and state budgets. last winter, low snow totals saved providence, rhode island $1.2 million; in manchester, new hampshire, $636,000. and boston saved more thand bo $11 million. much of the savings were put back into other city services. and, scott, with forecasters predicting up to 30 inches of snow here, schools have already been closed tomorrow, and the airport here-- the main airport, logan-- has been closed. it will be closed tomorrow afternoon and remain closed through the day on saturday.st p >> pelley: terrell, thank you. the man president obama wants as the central intelligence agency had his confirmation hearing today. john brennan's testimony was bankrupt several times by protesters who object to u.s. drone strikes overseas. brennan was the architect of that program. among those killed by the strikes was an american citizen who was a member of al qaeda in yemen. bob orr followed the hearing today. >> reporter: as president obama's top counter-terrorism adviser, john brennan has overseen a five-fold increase in drone strikes against suspected terrorists. brennan tod
. and free delivery. this is eye opening. this is sears. >>> here's a look at the forecast in cities around the country. new york, expect rain, high of 47. miami, high of 80. chilly, 20 degrees in chicago. dallas, mostly sunny, 62 the high. los angeles, expect afternoon rain. >>> in sports now, the owner of the los angeles lakers has died. jerry buss bought the team in 1979. and over the years, he won ten championships. he died monday due to kidney failure. jerry buss was 80 years old. bill whitaker looks back at the man who brought showtime to the nba. >> reporter: he was not a flashy man, but oh did jerry buss know how to put on a show. >> oh! magic ahead -- >> reporter: with star athletes bringing artistry and drama to the court and the lakers girls adding sizzle, buss made courtside at lakers' games the place to see and be seen. they called it showtime. [ cheers ] >> reporter: bob steiner was his long-time friend and associate. >> l.a. had hollywood. jerry wanted to bring the lakers to the hollywood level of glamor and entertainment. >> reporter: the man with a ph.d. i
>> we're back with one last look at vatican city. that is where pope benedict 16 is wrapping up an emotional final address. a short time ago he told pilgrims from all across the globe that to love the church means also to have the courage to make difficult, painful decisions always keeping the good of the church in mind, not one's self-. >> he went on to say while he faced joy he also had difficult moments stkaourg his leadership. and he said he will continue to serve the church through prayer. the pontiff thanked all for respecting his decision to retire. he is the first pope in 600 years to do so. >> i'm deeply grateful for understanding, support and prayers of many of you from those at home and around. the decision i have made in god's will and deep love of church. >> pope benedict xvi asked for special prayers for the cardinals and whomever they choose to be his successor. he will officially enter retirement tomorrow. that will do it for us. "fox & friends" starts right now. >> good morning. it's wednesday. it's february 27, 2013. i'm gretchen carlson. i hope you're going to
ready. as ben fogul reports, the city is missing one important ingredient, winter weather. >> reporter: it's 68 degrees, it's sunny and there's palm trees. at first glance, sochi on the shores of the black sea, doesn't look like a place for the winter olympics. it's actually a summer seaside resort. but there's a saying in sochi. if you don't like the weather, wait a minute. this is the same time of year that winter olympics are boing to happen. it's pouring with rain. let's hope this turns to snow. the olympiapark will be the most compact ever. the jewel in the crown will be the ice palace, home to russia's national sport, ice hockey. outside if you look up from town, the snow is there. here athletes including team usa have had a chance to test the terrain. the volunteers are here to practice too. there will be 25,000 of them. they are already excited for the games. back down below, work continues. this is the first olympiapark built from scratch. while many of the stadiums have been completed, there's still a lot of unfinished business. >> the biggest construction site in the world i
nevada and the cascades. >> thirties from the twin cities to detroit. 70s in dallas and new orleans. >>> and a unique sort of retirement for a pretty unique player. 1500 packers' fans were in green bay yesterday to watch as packers' receiver donald driver calls it a career. even the governor was there declaring yesterday donald driver day. >> he spent his entire 14-year career with the packers. along the way, he won his season on abc's "dancing with the stars." he'll be guest hosting katie couric's talk show. >> i smell a nice, lucrative tv career. he missed only four games in a career that spanned 14 years. that's impressive. >> he was also the 7th round pick in 1999. >> that doesn't mean anything. not when you get tickets. it's what you do after. >> he said he didn't want to cry and he held it together. >> well earned, that's for sure. >>> coming up next, a love story that's gone on for 80 years. >> a long time. and a landmark decision behind the boy scouts and why there's a sudden delay. you're watching "world news now." my name is marjorie reyes, and i'm a chief warrant officer.
victims killed last year in gun violence in the city were under 18. he mentioned hadiya pendleton, the teenager gunned down a week after taking part in obama's inauguration festivities. >> what happened to hadiya is not unique. it's not unique to chicago. it's not unique to this country. too many of our children are being taken away from us. >> the president said children from violence-laden opportunities need help to get ahead. >>> this week, a meteor shower, asteroid, and now a fireball? this happened in the bay area last night. folks in that area say it looked like a shooting star. cnn does not know the source of the lights, but we are efforting an official statement for you. [ crash ] >>> first it was a flash across the sky and sonic booms. now the cleanup begins a day after that pakistani lar meteor -- spectacular meteor blast shook russia. people are trying to repair the damage. more than 1,000 have been injured, most from shattered glass. phil black is in the area where this happened. how much damage are we talking about, and what's the cost look like? >> reporter: susan, i
city. rick reichmuth is outside our studio in manhattan and anna in central park. rick, let's start with you. >> ana or me. >> anna, she's better looking. >> no question. >> guys, are we going to anna first? >> okay, good morning to you guys. we're in central park right now in midtown manhattan. it's gorgeous, there's 8 inches of snow on the ground. it looks a little bit higher as i go through here. the snow is falling in long island and the new england states. connecticut has gotten 3 feet of snow and we're hearing boston got clobbered with 2 feet and still falling. there are only a handful of deaths. we heard only of one but allison, you're mentioning four. it appears people learned lessens following superstorm sandy and heeding the warnings. traffic bans were in place. police in new york mentioned there were hundreds of cars stuck on the long island expressway. people really thinking back to the blizzard of '78 when the last travel plan was in place in boston. residents have been getting hit hard and they're trying to keep up with the snowfall. let's take a listen. >> this is the
centimeters of snowfall. wind gusts up to 120 kilometers per hour forecast. even the major cities such as new york city could see 25 centimeters of snowfall. blizzard watches and warnings are posted widely across the region including boston. in boston we are talking about in addition to all of that, coastal flooding due to the high tide. temperaturewise, 1 for boston for the high. new york at 4. that will be dropping from the system both combining and making it possibly a top ten snowfall event. here's your extended forecast. >>> one more story before we leave you. runners from around the world competed to see who is the fastest to climb to the top of the empire state building in new york. [ horn ] the participants dashed from the lobby and climbed more than 1500 steps to finish at the observation deck on the 86th floor. some gave up running halfway and walked up step by step, holding onto the railing. australian mark born won the men's division with a time of 10:12. >> it's always tough to go up something like that. yeah. good satisfaction of competing it is enough. to win it makes it even b
city. lob, lob city. one more from kevin durant. it's an all star game. >> i don't think he traveled. >> i don't think so either. cpiii is your mc p. how about history. danica patrick, the first woman ever to gain the pole position at daytona 500. last year was first time in daytona. her top speed yesterday, 196.4 miles per hour. she gets congratulations there from jeff gordon. i heard her interviewing and say it will be nice when they say not first female. but it is a historic day. >> how come msg gets to remain msg. >> the world's most famous arena. they can do what they want. >> really? i wish we could stay whatever we used to be. >> we had verizon center. >> yeah, i mean i love it. there's power in that. >> it's just madison square garden. >> i love that. >> i know new york friends are probably like yeah it's our place. forget about it. we're not renaming. >> we don't want at&t stadium. >> i like it like that. thank you, dave. appreciate it. all right, mr. barnes good morning. >> cold? cold day. you like that breeze. >> runnin to the car. >> a bit of a breeze. wind rz blowing at
. the first thing i ever did politically was in 1993, lead a tax revolt, pensacola city hall tried to raise taxes by 65%. and they tried -- if we don't raise taxes 65%, this was right after the clinton tax increases and the state. and i was saying this is going to be devastating for our economic development. well, the city -- every city councilman got up there and councilwoman saying we don't get 65% tax increase, the firefighters aren't going to be able to come and rescue your little doggy from the tree. when your children are going to walk down streets that aren't going to be -- and they went on and on, tumbleweeds are going to be rolling -- guess what? we killed the tax increase. you know what happened? they gave their 11 city managers a 35% pay raise the next week. how many times -- why do i bring that up? it ain't just pensacola. every time americans hear politicians on any level saying, you know, we've got to spend more money, or else the world comes to an end. they just don't believe it anymore. >> i have a list of the national horrors that are going to occur when sequestration takes
. that is enough to level a city, but nasa says they know exactly where it's heading and it is not going to hit the u.s. i'm sure will smith is on stand by just in case. >>> and showing respect for the court, 18-year-old pen elpy soto was arrested for drug possession. after trading snotty barbs with the judge, she got fined. but it wasn't enough. >> >>bye-bye. >> adios. >> come back, ma'am. come back. give me her paper again. count one will be $10,000. >> are you serious? >> i am serious. adio adios. >> all right hit with that $10,000 fine, you would think that she -- the judge would then get ticked off when he then got flipped off. so he taught her yet another lesson. take a listen. >> bring her back again. >> i believe i hear you saying -- >> i did. >> did you say [ muted ] did you say that? >> yes. >> i find you in contempt. 30 days in the county jail. >> if you're wondering, yes, he is serious. taught her a very serious lesson. it is now 7:16. you're up-to-date. let's turn it back to savannah, matt and al. >> she should be so proud of herself, the way she behaved. >> on video, too. >> i kno
storm. northern new england got the worst of it with some cities in maine battered by nearly a foot of blowing snow. cape cod was hit by 50-mile-an-hour winds and boston buried under a half foot. several inches fell on new york's long island. a brutal two weeks in this area of the country. and the blizzard-like conditions are lingering this morning, leaving behind some bitter cold air. >> meteorologist jim dicky is fracking the storm. >> good morning. the snowstorm is pulling away from maine but blizzard warnings will stay in effect until 4:00 p.m. in some cases. as we see blowing and drifting snow and it will still be dangerous out there. certainly cold here. across the northeast this morning, many spots in the single digits. down to 9 in syracuse. 12 in wuf low. and looking for the threat of severe weather in the lower mississippi valley. >>> and here's the rest of your monday forecast. storms will bring rain to memphis, little rock, new orleans and houston. rain changes over to snow in chicago this evening. blizzard conditions from the dakotas to northern michigan. rain and mount
back marcus allen and his take on concussions and kids in the sport and the clash in the crescent city. president obama shifting focus back to the economy after encouraging economic news friday. >> home prices are starting to climb again and car sales at a five-year high. manufacturing is roaring back. the business created 2.2 million jobs last year and our economy created more jobs than econom t economists originally thought. >> jones industrial average closed about 14,000 on friday, the highest since 2007. the los angeles mayor has put an end to speculation that he will be joining the obama cabinet. there is talk he might be transportation secretary. he said he will finish out his term as mayor. in massachusetts, former senator scott brown said he will not be running for the senate seat vacated by john kerry, but there is speculation that brown could have his eye on the governor's seat when patrick steps down in 2014. we will take you to boston to big deeper into that story later in the show. a whole lot to get to first. vice president biden is in germany and talking international s
later he has a reunion with one of his horses at a big city parade. >>gretchen: and the horse remembers him which is the end of the important relationship there. in the spirit of full disclosure, brian and steve, i have to tell you that some of the ones i really, really liked i didn't really see in entirety. my daughter saw some of them and told me. when i went to the bathroom she said you missed the most fantastic commercial. we were at a party. you get talking and i was like i'm supposed to be watching the commercials. >>steve: did you run the d.v.r. backwards? >>gretchen: no. i was at somebody else's house. that would have been rude. >>steve: we'll go there some of the ones we liked. first, it's hard to beat the rock. the rock's kids needed some milk. >> we're out of milk. >>steve: what does he do? a situation where he goes for milk, but along the way there are all sorts of things that he needs to tend to. he needs to help get the cat out of the tree and stop the bank robbery. >>gretchen: that looks very cute. i missed that one. did you have another one? >>steve: i did. fantastic. th
city, certainly the number would have been much higher than 1,000. >> okay. chad myers, thank you. are you excited about this asteroid? why are you looking -- >> do i look -- >> oh, my goodness. >> it is a speck, going to fly on by. going to miss us. >> chad. all right. we're going to talk about this tiny little speck here and history in the making apparently, chad myers. >> our history? you know, not compared to the world. you said this is the closest asteroid that ever came to the -- >> in 40 years. >> in 40 years, okay. what about the one that hit the earth? that was closer. >> i think it is 1 in 1200 chances it will do that. we have facts and figures. it is fascinating to some of us. chad, you'll be back. let me move on and talk about this story. the man known as blade runner breaking down in court. oscar pistorius is charged with the valentine's day shooting of his model girlfriend reeva steenkamp. >> such a devastating shock that her whole life, what she could achieve, never came to fulfillment and she's with the angels and that's all i can say to you folks. >> now, take a l
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